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  • ADAPT and overcome

    From celebrating a promotion, to saying goodbye before departing for a new duty station, going out for drinks is not an uncommon practice amongst military members.
  • Joint ceremony honors Turkey’s modern founder

    On Nov. 10, U.S. service members stood alongside their NATO allies during an annual memorial service to pay tribute to the father of the modern Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
  • Ain’t no mountain high enough; Senior NCO tackles Mount Everest

    “I’ve been asked, ‘what are you training for?’ I’m training for life.”
  • Larger Than Life

    Congratulations to U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robert McSweeney, 39th Communications Squadron cyber transport systems technician, for winning the deployed Larger Than Life Award. McSweeney is deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. One of McSweeney’s responsibilities is to maintain and preserve Incirlik Air Base’s infrastructure network. Additionally, McSweeney closed 15 trouble tickets, which lead to Incirlik AB being the No. 1 base in United States Air Forces in Europe for return-to-service rate.
  • 13.1 miles to celebrate 71 years

    Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, hosted a half marathon on Sept. 22, 2018, in celebration of the U.S. Air Force’s 71st birthday on Sept. 18. The marathon had over 60 participants that included U.S., Turkish and Spanish members, who completed a total of 13.1 miles. 
  • You got it, they bought it; 39th CONS

    For children, receiving a new toy for Christmas can bring a smile to their face, but as adults these new toys come in the form of new equipment. With new equipment comes increased productivity, work quality and reduced physical labor, creating the same ear-to-ear grin. So where do these “new toys” come from? The 39th Contracting Squadron members
  • 3rd Air Force Commander visits Incirlik AB

    U.S. Air Force Major Gen. John Wood, 3rd Air Force commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Cruz Munoz, 3rd Air Force command chief, visited Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, on Sept. 12, 2018.Wood took command of the 3rd Air Force on Sept. 7, 2018, and his first stop was at Incirlik AB to learn about the service members who are maintaining
  • Agencies integrate to fulfill European mission

    There are many factors that go into how the Airmen of Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, receive their food, household goods and supplies. Before the product is delivered to the customer, many moving parts and multiple agencies must work together seamlessly. When it comes to receiving food and cargo, the 728th Air Mobility Squadron, 39th Medical Group public health office and the 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron customs liaison office must come together and collaborate to ensure the products are delivered in a safe and timely manner for public consumption. The process starts with the 728th receiving and offloading an aircraft full of resources.
  • Just wouldn’t be without CE

    At Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, it seems like something is always under construction; well, it is, because the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron is constantly working to maintain and improve the installation. The process to start a construction project does not happen overnight though. “Anyone on base can submit a work order request, and then that work
  • Incirlik takes part in “Safe and Sound Week”

    From Aug. 13 to Aug. 19, 2018, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, participated in “Safe + Sound Week,” a U.S. Air Force and Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiative, to raise awareness about workplace safety. Safety is a critical aspect in ensuring U.S. Airmen remain operationally capable, but also helps to identify and mitigate occupational hazards in the workplace.
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